[TESTING]: ClangBSD branch needs testing before the import to HEAD

b. f. bf1783 at googlemail.com
Fri Jun 4 12:49:55 UTC 2010

On 6/4/10, b. f. <bf1783 at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On 6/4/10, Andriy Gapon <avg at icyb.net.ua> wrote:
>> on 04/06/2010 11:13 b. f. said the following:
>>> Mark Linimon wrote:
>>>> On Tue, Jun 01, 2010 at 12:18:41PM +0200, Alban Hertroys wrote:

> NetBSD allows one to set HAVE_BINUTILS=2.19 and use
> http://cvsweb.netbsd.org/bsdweb.cgi/src/external/gpl3/?only_with_tag=MAIN
> See the README there for their policy statement.  I think they decided
> to bite the bullet and allow optional use of the later version because
> it was becoming increasingly hard to support some of their many
> architectures with the old stuff.  But no doubt their mailing lists
> have more information.

I should say that, with reference to the NetBSD changes I mentioned
earlier, and John Baldwin's comments about having a GPLv3 toolchain
option in our own tree, that despite NetBSD's cautious policy
statement regarding GPLv3-licensed software in their base system, and
their requirement that such software should be optional, it appears
that use of such software is now their _default_ since Nov. 2009:



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